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Great Men and Famous Women
A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history

edited by Charles F. Horne • New York, Selmar Hess, publisher • 1894 first edition, 1899 reprint
[Originally issued in 68 parts, by subscription and bound into 8 volumes.]

Original photogravures, wood-engravings and typogravures 110-115 years old.

Sheet size (most, from 1894 first edition): approximately 11.5 x 8.5 inches
Sheet size (some, from 1899 reprint): approximately 12 x 9.5 inches
Image sizes vary

Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view.
Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, thus only the scannable portion is shown.

WORKMEN AND HEROES • VOLUME V
Also available: Soldiers and Sailors, Statesmen and Sages, and Artists and Authors
Columbus before Isabella
Columbus before Isabella

Vacslav Brozik

Photogravure
$10
Hercules at the Feet of Omphale
Hercules at the Feet of Omphale

J.E. Dantan

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Tribute to the Minotaur
Tribute to the Minotaur

A. Gendron

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Ulysses Defying the Cyclops
Ulysses Defying the Cyclops

Louis-Frederic Schutzenberger

Photogravure
The Mother of the Gracchi
The Mother of the Gracchi

Gustave Boulanger

Photogravure
$10
Zenobia Captive
Zenobia Captive

H. Schmalz

Wood Engraving
$10
Siegfried Slaying the Dragon
Siegfried Slaying the Dragon

K. Dielitz

Typogravure (half-tone)
$15
The Ruins of King Arthur's Castle
The Ruins of King Arthur's Castle

Percy Dixon

Wood Engraving
$15
Roland at Roncevalles
Roland at Roncevalles

Alphonse de Neuville

Wood Engraving
$15
Rollo the Ranger Attacks Paris
Rollo the Ranger Attacks Paris

Alphonse de Neuville

Wood Engraving
$15
Leif Ericson Off the Coast of Vineland
Leif Ericson Off the Coast of Vineland

O.A. Wergeland

Photogravure
$15
Edith Searching for the Body of Harold
Edith Searching for the Body of Harold

Alphonse de Neuville

Wood Engraving
$10
The Cid Ordering the Execution of Ahmed
The Cid Ordering the
Execution of Ahmed

Alphonse de Neuville

Wood Engraving
$10
The Vision of St. Bernard
The Vision of St. Bernard

Wilhelm Bernatzik

Photogravure
$10
The Death of Barbarossa
The Death of Barbarossa

Wilhelm Beckmann

Photogravure
$15
Richard Coeur de Lion on the Field of Arsur
Richard Coeur de Lion on the Field of Arsur

Gustave Doré

Wood Engraving
$15
The Vision of St. Francis
The Vision of St. Francis

Chartran

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
The Education of Louis IX
The Education of Louis IX

Chartran

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Louis IX Opens the Jails of France
Louis IX Opens the Jails of France

Luc Olivier Merson

Photogravure
$10
Arnold Winkelried at Sempach
Arnold Winkelried at Sempach

Konrad Grob

Photogravure
$10
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

Mme. Zoe-Laure de Chatillon

Photogravure
$15
Gutenberg's Invention
Gutenberg's Invention

E. Hillemacher

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
The First Sheet from Caxton's Press
The First Sheet from Caxton's Press

E.H. Wehnert

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Columbus Ridiculed at the Council of Salamanca
Columbus Ridiculed at the Council of Salamanca

Nicolo Barabino

Wood Engraving
$10
Bayard Taking Leave of the Ladies of Brescia
Bayard Taking Leave of the Ladies of Brescia

Alphonse de Neuville

Wood Engraving
$10
The Abdication of Gustavus Vasa
The Abdication of Gustavus Vasa

Hersent

Typogravure (half-tone)
$5
Mary Stuart and Rizzio
Mary Stuart and Rizzio

Georg Conrader

Photogravure
$10
Captain Smith Saved by Pocahontas
Captain Smith Saved by Pocahontas

Grosch

Wood Engraving
$10
Harvey Demonstrating the Circulation of Blood
Harvey Demonstrating the Circulation of Blood

Robert Hannah

Wood Engraving
The First Meeting of Prince Charles with Flora MacDonald
The First Meeting of Prince Charles with Flora MacDonald

Alex Johnstone

Wood Engraving
$10
The Death of Captain Cook
The Death of Captain Cook

Webber

Wood Engraving
$10
Howard Relieving a Prisoner
Howard Relieving a Prisoner

F. Wheatley

Wood Engraving
$5
Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga
Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga

Alonzo Chappel

Wood Engraving
$10

(more Workmen and Heroes)

(Statesmen and Sages, page 2)